Keep Calm And Keep Tracking

Our User Support hours are the same amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As long as containers are moving, data will continue to flow through PortConnect to our users. Please get in touch via email if there is any information we can provide to help your business during this time.

Our partner ports are an essential service and will continue to operate. Please see our News page to keep up-to-date on port operations.
Keep safe, healthy and look out for one another.


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Recent News

06 Apr 2020
PortConnect Easter Operating Hours
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31 Mar 2020
POAL Priority Containers
Please click more below for information from Ports of Auckland (POAL) in regards to Priority Containers.
27 Mar 2020
POAL LINK Services

Please click more below for information from Ports of Auckland (POAL) in regards to LINK (Empty Container) Services.


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About PortConnect

PortConnect is New Zealand's first comprehensive online cargo management system, providing viewing of and direct interaction with containers at the ports in Auckland and Tauranga, including their satellite ports Metroport, Triton, Wiri and Waikato Freight Hub.

PortConnect provides a single ‘port of call’ for shipping lines, transporters, importers, exporters, forwarders and regulatory authorities for dealing with our participating ports. PortConnect offers a comprehensive range of services and instant access to a central repository of containerised cargo information.

Our Services

Vessel Schedule

Look up vessel visit details for Vessels in Port, Expected Arrivals and Recent Departures.

Track & Trace

PortConnect provides two options to look up container details and event information. A free Public Track & Trace option and Subscribed Track & Trace, a monthly subscription which provides full container information.

Export Pre-Advice

Submit Export Pre-Advice to our partner ports.

Event Notifications

Subscribe to receive email notifications when events occur against containers.

Express PIN

Request and maintain Express PINs for transport companies entering Ports of Auckland.

Clear Container

For shipping lines, set import clearances, security checks and empty return depots.


Our restful API allows application integration with vessel schedule, container visits and events.


For shipping lines, Edifact messages including COPARN, COARRI, CODECO and VERMAS.

Trade Single Window

Partner port integration with the clearance platform used by NZ Customs and MPI.